2022 Specialized Diverge Elite E5

An aluminum frame gravel bike with mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Diverge model range. Compare the full range

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2022 Specialized Diverge Elite E5
MSRP$1,900
SuspensionRigid
FrameAluminum
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Tires38c
Drivetrain2 × 10
GroupsetGRX 400, GRX 600
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

2 × 10 — 20 speed

Diverge Elite E5

36 mph

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36 mph

The Diverge Elite E5 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Diverge Elite E5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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August 2021

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With the first version of Future Shock, I was worried that it would be some ridiculous pogo stick front end to my bike and that if I ever wanted to use the bike for true road riding that it would severely subtract from performance.

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July 2021

road.cc
Specialized Diverge Expert Carbon 2021

Proper gravel racer that belies its weight, and a blast to ride – plus the SWAT storage is a touch of class

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May 2021

Road Bike Action
2021 SPECIALIZED DIVERGE GRAVEL BIKE REVIEW

Specialized scores with the latest Diverge Pro Carbon

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February 2021

BikeRadar
Specialized Diverge X1 long-term review

The fit offered by the Diverge really was a highlight and I enjoyed every moment I spent riding it

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December 2020

Gran Fondo
Specialized S-Works Diverge review

The Specialized S-Works Diverge offers features you won't find on other bikes and is probably one of the most exclusive gravel bikes on the market.

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November 2020

Cyclist
Specialized S-Works Diverge review

Fast and responsive over varying terrain, however Future Shock suspension makes a questionable contribution in the face of high-volume tyres

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October 2020

Cycling Weekly
Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon

The Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon could be the perfect do-it-all bike for those seeking on road fun and off road thrills

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June 2020

Cycling Tips
2021 Specialized Diverge Expert Carbon review: A curious take on gravel geometry - CyclingTips

The latest generation of Specialized’s Diverge carbon gravel bikes has undergone a dramatic transformation from the one that came before, and while the new Future Shock 2.0 suspension unit has garnered much of the attention, it’s the revamped frame geometry that truly defines the new bike’s personality. The 2021 Diverge looks sleeker and is arguably […]

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Specs
Build
Frame

Specialized Diverge E5 Premium Aluminum, threaded BB, internal routing, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc

BB StandardBSA, 68mm, threaded

Fork

FACT carbon, full carbon steerer, 12x100 mm thru-axle, flat-moun

Bottom Bracket

Shimano 68mm threaded

Stem

Specialized, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 7-degree rise

Handlebar

Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp

Saddle

Body Geometry Bridge Saddle, steel rails

Seatpost

Alloy, 2-bolt Clamp, 12mm offset, 27.2mm, anti-corrosion hardware

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX400, 10-speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano GRX RX400, braze-on

Crank

Shimano GRX RX600, 46/30T

Shifters

Shimano GRX RX400 hydraulic brake levers, 2x10 speed mechanical shifting

Cassette

Shimano CS-HG50-10, 10-Speed 11-36t

Chain

KMC X10, 10-speed w/ reusable Missing Link™

Brakes

Shimano GRX 810, Hydraulic disc

Wheels
Rims

Front: AXIS Elite Disc, Rear: AXIS Elite Disc

Tires

Front: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c, Rear: Specialized Pathfinder Sport, 700x38c

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